Basset Foxhound, Basset Hound and Foxhound Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Basset Foxhound

Overview of Basset Foxhound


Basset Foxhound dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Basset Hound and Foxhound. Basset Foxhound is Medium in size. Fur of Basset Foxhound is short and smooth . Basic origin of Basset Foxhound is none because Basset Foxhound is not a pure breed, it is hybrid dog mix of Basset Hound and Foxhound.. Basset Foxhound is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train is commonly Affectionate, Gentle, Sweet-Tempered, Tenacious, Friendly, Devoted. Basset Foxhound is a friendly, outgoing, and playful dog. They can be extremely tolerant of children and other pets. Basset Foxhounds are considered a vocal breed. Basset Foxhound inherits most of characteristics from Basset Hound. Its both parents are hounds but Basset hound is most famous which is also called as Hush puppies.
Basset Foxhound is available in black, white and tan..

Height and weight of Basset Foxhound

Adult Male of Basset Foxhound is about 45–65 pounds and adult female of Basset Foxhound is about 40-60 pounds in Weight.
Height of Basset Foxhound is commonly 12–15 inches (30–38 cm).

Common Health Issues of Basset Foxhound


Basset Foxhound is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Basset Foxhound has tendency to suffer from Osteochondrodysplasia and Achondroplasia..  

Appearance of Basset Foxhound

In first appearance Basset Foxhound looks like basset hound in its parents one is taller and other longer with small legs. In most cases Basset Foxhound is shorter in height like Basset Hound only its ear and tail make him different. Its ear are shorter as compared to Basset Hound. Its muzzle is also slimmer and tail is inclined downward. It is less bulky than Basset Hound. If you have a image of Basset Foxhound with taller height please share with us.

Working Class of Basset Foxhound

Basically Basset Foxhound is Hunting dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of Basset Foxhound

Basset Foxhound require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Basset Foxhound is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Basset Foxhound.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Basset Foxhound should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Basset Foxhound

Daily exercise for your Basset Foxhound is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Basset Foxhound is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Basset Foxhound with children and other pets

Socialization training makes Basset Foxhound a good dog for children of all ages and pets of all sizes.

Special instructions related to your Basset Foxhound

Appropriate training is required to groom Basset Foxhound.

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